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These 6 countries make America's gender pay gap look embarrassing

The US isn't even close to paying women as well as these countries.

Egypt has arrested a journalist it claims works for Al Jazeera

Three Al Jazeera journalists are already on trial in Egypt charged with aiding a 'terrorist group,' a reference to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Italy has rescued 4,000 migrants from the seas in the span of 48 hours

'The emergency is getting worse and there is no halt to the boats arriving,' Italian Interior Minister Angelino Alfano said.

Japan scrambled fighter jets against Chinese planes 415 times last year

Japanese fighter jet scrambles against Chinese planes hit a record high in the year that ended in March, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday, as Sino-Japanese ties were strained by disputes over territory and interpretations of history. Japan scrambled combat planes against Chinese aircraft 415 times during the year, up 36 percent from a year earlier. It was the highest number since the ministry started disclosing country-specific figures in 2001.

The deadliest attack in years claimed 20 lives in Pakistan today

The Pakistani Taliban denied responsibility for the early morning bomb that targeted a throng of traders assembled for fruit auctions.

Kyiv gives 48-hour ultimatum to pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine

US Secretary of State John Kerry accused Russian agents and special forces of stirring up separatist unrest in eastern Ukraine.

A new idea out of Turkey: Using Twitter to verify election results

ISTANBUL — Since last Sunday’s election, a group called 140journos has been attempting an unprecedented task: verifying each and every polling station’s election results via crowd-sourcing.

UN warns drought could push millions more Syrians into hunger

The threat posed by drought meant the number of Syrians in need of emergency rations could rise to 6.5 million.

Life in Eastleigh, where a bomb attack Monday means you'll be arrested Tuesday

NAIROBI — Crowds weave their way through street stands selling fruit, DVDs and textbooks. Shop owners raise rusty shutters and hip-hop music blares from motorcycles zigzagging through the pothole-ridden roads. Six people died in this neighborhood last Monday, when three explosions tore through two restaurants and a clinic at rush hour. More than 600 people were arrested the following day. But that's business as usual in Eastleigh, a Somali-dominated suburb of the Kenyan capital.
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